Disability Fact Sheet 19 (FS19) Links updated, April 2017 En español | In Spanish See fact sheets on other disabilities __________________________________________________________ Marios’s Story What is AD/HD? How common is AD/HD? What are the signs? How do you know if a child has AD/HD? What about treatment? What about school? Tips for parents Tips for teachers Additional […]
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(July 2016) | Available in English, Arabic, Spanish, and Vietnamese On July 26, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued guidance clarifying the obligation of schools to provide students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with equal educational opportunity under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The guidance provides a […]
(Published September 2014) This infographic series on Healthline presents ADHD statistics and numbers in a visual guide, showcasing how ADHD symptoms vary by gender, the high cost of ADHD, and which states have the highest prevalence of children with ADHD. Find the infographic here: http://www.healthline.com/health/adhd/facts-statistics-infographic
Recursos actualizados, abril de 2017 En inglés La Historia de Mario ¿Qué es TDA/H? ¿Con Qué Frecuencia…? ¿Cuáles Son las Señales…? ¿Como Se Sabe Si Un Niño Tiene TDA/H? ¿Y el Tratamiento? ¿Y la Escuela? Consejos para Padres Consejos para Maestros Organizaciones y Sus Recursos Libros y Otros Recursos en Línea _________________ La Historia […]
Links updated, March 2017 The CPIR is pleased to connect you with sources of information for helping your child with his or her behavior at home. Having a child with challenging behavior can affect the entire family, and family members often find the need for more information and guidance in this difficult area. The resources listed […]
We are pleased to share with you this blog post written by CPIR’s own Myriam Alizo. She describes her personal journey as a parent learning that her four-year-old daughter had speech delays and attention issues. What to do? Like so many other parents, Myriam knew nothing about early childhood delays, IEPs, the IDEA, or the help that was available for families whose children have disabilities.
That all changed when her daughter’s backpack one day contained a flyer from the Parent Center in Miami. And doors and paths were opened… it’s a journey that has taken Myriam deep into the heart of the Parent Center network…
…but we’ll let Myriam tell you the story herself. From Miami to New Jersey, indeed.
A resource collection compiled by and for Parent Centers. Coordinated by the Region 2 Parent Technical Assistance Center @ ECAC September 2018 Trauma affects people differently, and there are different kinds of trauma as well. This web page identifies resources that focus on the impact of trauma on: (a) children and youth with disabilities such […]
Updated, November 2017 Behavior at school. What a gigantic topic, for families and schools alike. CPIR is pleased to connect you with resources for helping children with disabilities with respect to behavior at school. School presents a unique challenge for children with behavior issues. Teachers need tools to use to help provide support and guidance. […]
Links updated, November 2017 Why is a student exhibiting challenging behavior? Behavioral assessments can help you answer that question. They also are helpful in developing a behavioral intervention plan that reduces problem behavior, including positive behavior supports. CPIR is pleased to focus this page in the Behavior Suite on these three elements: conducting behavioral assessments, developing behavior plans, and providing positive behavior […]
Sobre la Sección 504 en español | About Section 504 in Spanish April 2012, Links updated 2016 No otherwise qualified individual with a disability in the United States . . . shall, solely by reason of her or his disability, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to […]